|The Kenai Peninsula
Borough established policy is to support responsible
economic development within the Borough. The economic development
powers are not area wide, but allow for development within the Borough
in areas outside of the incorporated cities.
Economic indicators for
the Kenai Peninsula Borough are presented on a quarterly
basis providing economic detail for those facets of
the economy which can be measured on a quarterly basis -
sales, construction and labor statistics.
Construction data is presented for each of five cities within the Borough:
Homer, Kenai, Seldovia, Seward and Soldotna. The
KPB does not require building permits, therefore
quarterly data does not include building activity
outside the listed incorporated cities.
Sales data - both gross
and taxable - is presented for the Borough
and for each of five cities within the Borough:
Homer, Kenai, Seldovia, Seward and Soldotna. Sales data for 'Other KPB,' the
large area within the Kenai Peninsula Borough but
outside the five cities imposing sales tax, is also
Kachemak City is incorporated, but does not require
building permits nor does it impose a sales tax,
therefore no information is presented for the
An annual report, Situations
and Prospects, provides statistical data for as many
facets of the economy as can be found. This
information can be accessed through the links below.
The printed document, published once a year, is not as
complete as that presented here.